Mega Millions jackpot grows to $306M, Powerball at $337M

Mega Millions jackpot grows to $306M, Powerball at $337M

Saturday night's Powerball drawing is for a $384 million jackpot. Players have much better odds of one in 25 of winning a lesser prize.

Lucky lottery winners could begin 2018 or end 2017 as multi-millionaires.

The biggest Mega Millions jackpot was $656 million.

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The drawing for Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot now sits at $337 million.

Powerball is played in 44 states, as well as Washington, D.C.; Puerto Rico; and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The jackpot was at $306 million on December 29 when the numbers were drawn.

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The last time the Mega Millions jackpot was won: October 13, when two winning ticket holders split a $42 million prize.

The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot is one in more than 292 million, according to the lottery's website, while the odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot is one in more than 302 million.

The jackpot has been rolling since it was last won at $42 million on October 13.

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